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Risk Appetite Report

May 18 2020

PJM, ERCOT Buyers Make Risk Moves

For the first time in several weeks, energy buyers in NYISO are off the headline. The market hit hardest by the pandemic has been gradually reducing its appetite in index/flex products. Read more

May 11 2020

Risk Profiles Settle into New Normal?

Energy buyers in NYISO continue to demonstrate a significantly greater interest in flex/index products versus fixed price solutions compared other markets. Overall, there is little change week-over-week across competitive markets. Read more

May 04 2020

NYISO Risk Appetite Reduction

Energy buyers in NYISO continue to show a greater interest in flex/index products versus fixed price since compared to other markets. However, the ratio is below 20% for the first time in weeks. In PJM, buyers’ interest is 95% locked in on fixed price. Read more

Apr 27 2020

Ongoing "Risk On" for NYISO

It’s a trend. Energy buyers in NYISO continue to show a greater interest in flex/index products versus fixed price since the COVID-19 pandemic began. Read more

Apr 06 2020

NYISO Risk Appetite Nearly 3X Other Markets

Our most recent risk appetite report shows that buyers and brokers with NYISO responsibilities showed a unique interest in market risk last week in terms of the ratio of pricing request for index/flex products versus fixed price. Read more

Mar 23 2020

Risk Appetite: PJM, ERCOT

Customers in ERCOT and PJM took advantage of market conditions to nearly double their interest in index/flex products versus fixed pricing. Their counterparts with NEPOOL and NYISO responsibilities showed little change week-over-week. Read more

Mar 09 2020

Risk Appetite: NYISO Buyers Stand Out

NYISO customers remain on the high end of the risk scale at 24% as they increased their interest in index/flex products versus fixed pricing. The NYISO risk appetite is more than double of all other markets which saw either reductions in risk appetite or no change. Read more

Feb 24 2020

Significant Shift in Risk Appetite

ERCOT and NYISO buyers are back above 20% in their risk appetite ratio. Decision-makers in these two regions increased their pricing requests for index/flex solutions relative to fixed prices to nearly double that of NEPOOL and PJM. Read more